June 22nd, 2015

Mustang baseball campers

June 22, 2015

Two Mustang baseball camps were held last week, one for students entering grades 1-5 and the other for those entering grades 6-9. The younger students pictured (in no particular order) are Aaron Palma, Brody Gibson, Caden Wilburn, Camdyn Soto, Corbin Knapp, Ian Cortez, Jaden Doggett, Joshua Hale, Kreed Davis, Kyler Holsey, Michael Roers, Rhyder Glass, Seth Davis, Tyler Munoz, Cedric Ware and Gregory Paty.

Monday's forecast for Sweetwater

June 22, 2015

Today will be mostly sunny with a high near 90. Winds will be breezy and from the south at 15 to 20 mph.
Expect mostly clear conditions tonight, with a low around 71 and southern winds at 10 to 15 mph. Gusts could get as high as 25 mph.
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S’water gets No. 9 state rank from TF

June 22, 2015

A 13-1 record in its first year in Class 4A, Division II signalled the start of a new era for Sweetwater football. In ending a five-year playoff drought, the Mustangs equalled the most wins in school history and won district, bi-district, area and regional titles. And Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine says their fans can expect a repeat in 2015.

Read more--and find area varsity football schedules--in our weekend edition, either in print or by subscribing to our e-edition.

Lady Mustang basketball campers

June 22, 2015

Sweetwater High School girls head basketball coach Rusty Rainbolt, along with assistant SHS coach JoeBob Ussery, led two Lady Mustang basketball camps at the SHS gym this past week. Pictured are girls in the fifth grade and lower who were in the morning camp.

Roscoe junior high basketball campers

June 22, 2015

These students participated in Roscoe Collegiate’s junior high basketball camp for boys and girls entering grades 6-9. Roscoe girls coach Kelly Jo Sexton led the camp. In no particular order are Jacie Alexander, Megan Kirkland, Jovana Pena, Riley Sheridan, Jaleigh Morales, Kinzie Buchanan, Bonnie Wilkinson, Hartley Wilkinson, Isabell Ortega, Zoe Cornutt, Jackson Dodd, London Garrett, Presley Sexton and Tagean Adkins.

Roscoe Plowboy football campers

June 22, 2015

These students participated in Roscoe Collegiate’s Plowboy football camp for students entering grades 2-9. The camp was led by the Roscoe coaching staff.

June 19th

Two Sweetwater families bound together by Avenger Field and Women Airforce Service Pilots

June 19, 2015

In 1940 as Europe was enmeshed in WWII, three young pilots left the University of Wisconsin in a rattletrap Ford headed for the Plosser Prince Air Academy, Sweetwater, Texas to become flight instructors. These three pilots from Wisconsin, who were to become known as the Three Musketeers, were Paul Hill, a dairy major; Robert M. Snyder, an engineering major; and William Deppe, pre law. The purpose of the air academy was to train British Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots through Roosevelt’s Lend Lease Program.

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service to offer professional food manager certification training course

June 19, 2015

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.

Get all the details in our weekend edition, by subscribing to our e-edition or in print.

Value-added rankings measure economic impact of college

June 19, 2015

New data and analysis of two- and four-year schools released by the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program provides fresh insight into how well colleges prepare students for high-paying careers.

Find out more in our weekend edition, either in print or buy subscribing to our e-edition.

VIDEO: 'Frozen' Softball Team Will Melt Your Heart

June 19, 2015

The Freeze, an Oklahoma softball team composed of 4 and 5-year-olds, is gaining national attention for playing ball in their Elsa gowns.

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